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Shelton says no campaign only had three months to argue marriage case

Shelton says no campaign only had three months to argue marriage case

Aspiring politician Lyle Shelton says the Coalition for Marriage only had three months to argue the case against marriage equality while those in favour of changing the laws had been lobbying politicians for close to 30 years. Shelton, who is the Australian Conservatives lead senate candidate at the next federal election, is currently speaking at […]

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Tom Ballard’s ‘Tonightly’ cleared by watchdog for repetitively saying “c**t”

Tom Ballard’s ‘Tonightly’ cleared by watchdog for repetitively  saying “c**t”

The Australian Communication and Media Authority has released it’s findings into complaints about a sketch that aired on the ABC’s comedy show Tonightly. In the lead-up to the Batman by-election host Tom Ballard and comedian Greg Larson delivered a sketch that focused on the controversial history of the man the electorate was named after John Batman. […]

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Shelton: Swedish army is ramming a political agenda down people’s throats

Shelton: Swedish army is ramming a political agenda down people’s throats

Update: 30-01-2018 1:00pm  Australian Conservatives senate candidate has admitted he mistook an Pride advertisement from the Swedish Army, and thought it was a campaign from the Australian army. “Someone sent me the image and I mistook it for the Australian Army. My bad. I can only hope the Australia Army doesn’t keep going down this […]

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Lyle Shelton has found a new book to be upset about

Lyle Shelton has found a new book to be upset about

Australian Conservatives candidate Lyle Shelton has found another children’s book he doesn’t like. During his time as the Managing Director of the Australian Christian Lobby, Shelton often appeared on television to complain about The Gender Fairy, a book written for children who are transgender. now he’s up in arms about other title called Gender Diversity. On a […]

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“You don’t even have to wear a dress!”: Lyle Shelton on gender neutral toilets

“You don’t even have to wear a dress!”: Lyle Shelton on gender neutral toilets

Lyle Shelton from the Australian Conservatives has expressed his opposition to gender neutral bathrooms, and decried that some of the people entering the women’s bathroom may not even be wearing dresses. Shelton, who headed the failed ‘No’ campaign against marriage equality, says the AFL’s decision to make several bathrooms at Etihad Stadium gender neutral during […]

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Marriage Alliance spokesperson Sophie York to run for parliament

Marriage Alliance spokesperson Sophie York to run for parliament

Sophie York, the spokesperson for the Marriage Alliance, will be the Australian Conservatives lead senate candidate in New South Wales. York was a prominent opponent of allowing same-sex couple to get married and was the face of the Marriage Alliance, one of the key lobby groups that argued against the rights of LGBTIQ people. The […]

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Cory Bernardi asks government how many genders they consider exist

Cory Bernardi asks government how many genders they consider exist

Australian Conservatives leader Cory Bernardi has asked the government how many genders they acknowledge in Senate Estimates this week. While hearing government minister Matias Cormann as part of the Senate Standing Committee on Economics, Senator Bernardi asked “How many genders does the government consider exist?” “Facebook says there’s fifty,” he continued. Cormann, the government’s Senate […]

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Lyle Shelton to run for Queensland senate spot at next federal election

Lyle Shelton to run for Queensland senate spot at next federal election

The Australian Conservatives have formally announced Lyle Shelton will lead their senate ticket at the next federal election. Shelton, who was previously the head of the Australian Christian Lobby and ran the failed campaign to stop marriage equality in Australia is currently the party’s Communications Director. Shelton said he hopes to enter federal politics to […]

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Lyle Shelton hopes marriage laws will be reversed

Lyle Shelton hopes marriage laws will be reversed

Lyle Shelton, the new Communications Director for Cory Bernardi’s Australian Conservatives has told Sky News that they’d like to see Australia’s recently passed same-sex marriage laws reversed. Shelton quit his role at the Australian Christian Lobby on the weekend, so he could run for a seat in federal parliament at the next election. He’s be […]

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Lyle Shelton joins Cory Bernardi’s Australian Conservatives

Lyle Shelton joins Cory Bernardi’s Australian Conservatives

Lyle Shelton has joined Cory Bernardi’s Australian Conservatives and will act as their National Communications Director before running for parliament at the next federal election. Yesterday Shelton announced he was quitting his role as Managing Director of the Australian Christian Lobby, citing that the recent postal survey debate over marriage equality had made him want […]

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